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Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

Inthis new E-Learning Guild Survey Research Report,Informal Learning Takes Off, Iexamine the results of a survey about informal learning in the workplace.

The Horizon Report 2011

Jane Hart

Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF

Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report

Jane Hart

Today, Towards Maturity released their 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report: Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning. This report helps break down the vision for truly integrating learning and work into practical steps.

Report: The Future of Digital Australia in 2025 and what Australians think

Ross Dawson

I have been recently working with McAfee, now part of Intel Security, to write a report on Safeguarding the Future of Digital Australia in 2025 , being launched this morning in Parliament House in Canberra as part of the Federal Government’s Stay Smart Online Week.

Evidence for benefits: Towards Maturity Report

Clark Quinn

An organization that I cited in the Revolution book, Towards Maturity , has recently released their 2015-2016 Industry Benchmark Report , and it’s of interest to individuals and organizations looking for real data on what’s working, and not, in L&D. The report has a number of useful sections, including documenting the current state of the industry, guidance for business leaders on expectations, on listening to learners, and on rethinking the L&D team.

Two Must Read Reports on Nonprofit Capacity Building

Beth Kanter

Two reports have been released on the topic of capacity building: “ Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together ,” from GrantCraft, a service of the Foundation Center and “ Strengthening Nonprofit Capacity ” from GEOfunders.

Report: Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Beth Kanter

We saw a larger number of reports and publications out there on the topic, but most felt stale and too isolated to the nonprofit sector. Could funders prioritize storytelling as a reporting and evaluation mechanism? The report is embedded below, or can be downloaded at this link.

Why women don’t report sexual harassment

Mind Hacks

Woodzicka (Washington and Lee University) and Marianne LaFrance (Yale) report an experiment reminiscent of Milgram’s famous studies of obedience to authority. Women asked the harassing questions reported significantly higher rates of fear than women asked the merely surprising questions.

Why women don’t report sexual harassment

Mind Hacks

Woodzicka (Washington and Lee University) and Marianne LaFrance (Yale) report an experiment reminiscent of Milgram’s famous studies of obedience to authority. Women asked the harassing questions reported significantly higher rates of fear than women asked the merely surprising questions.

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning. ” This report is free for all paid members of The eLearning Guild.

Reporting Social To Stakeholders

Beth Kanter

Reporting Social To Stakeholders: Guest Post by Meg Biallis. These professionals came to talk about standardizing the reporting process – about integrating social media results into the traditional reporting procedure. Report regularly and you will be rewarded.

ICTs in Higher Education Systems of Arab States: Promises and Effective Practices - A Summary Report

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Please take note that this is not the official UNESCO report of the forum, but only my personal report as invited international expert. This report summarizes these discussions, first with respect to some specific topics, and second, with respect to overall themes and concepts.

Media reports its reaction as news…again

David Weinberger

And with headlines like the one in USAToday, the circle is complete: the media reporting on the media’s coverage as if they were actually reporting an event. Secret Service scandal eclipses Obama trip. That’s the headline in USAToday. It’s typical of the news coverage of the Secret Service scandal before the President arrived in Colombia. Let me fix that for you: Media’s decision to focus on the Secret Service scandal eclipses Obama trip.

Everything You Need to Know About Social Business and Enterprise 2.0 in Three Short Reports

Andy McAfee

But the reports are still quite good. Reports of our findings have just been released under the heading “ When Social Meets Business Real Work Gets Done.” ” The three reports are short, but dense with useful facts, conclusions, and recommendations. 48% of respondents engaging in OI report that it has already yielded major changes to internal processes, and 34% report major changes to their external offerings.

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and and were getting?—?a a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? What sort could such software bestow?

Data Nerd Alert: Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012

Beth Kanter

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC] guest post by Frank Barry. 6 KEY FINDINGS FROM THE 2012 NONPROFIT SOCIAL NETWORKING REPORT….

Berlin cognitive science safari: report

Mind Hacks

So I’m back from my time in Berlin at the BMW Guggenheim Lab. As announced previously , I was there to give a talk about how perception works, and how cities control our perception.

Dr. Watson, Please Report to the Health Care System

Andy McAfee

And since Watson is constantly trolling the Web, he would perhaps bring to my attention a case report published the previous night in a Swedish journal describing a new interaction between two of the drugs my patient is taking. Physician, professor, and novelist Abraham Verghese wrote a recent op-ed in the New York Times in reaction to the news that IBM is working with the universities of Columbia and Maryland to adapt Watson , the Jeopardy!

Indie reports on surprising structure of artists’ brains

Mind Hacks

Artists brains are ‘structurally different’ according to The Independent , who report on a small, thought-provoking but as yet quite preliminary study.

Nonprofits Collect Lots of Data, But Most Don’t Use It Says NTEN/Idealware Report

Beth Kanter

The State of Nonprofit Data report was released this week (hat tip to Ted Fickes ). Idealware and NTEN prepared the report based on a survey in April 2012 with nearly 400 nonprofit organizations about how they manage and use data.

2012 Philanthropy and Social Investment Industry Report Now Available

Beth Kanter

Every year, Lucy complies an annual list of Philanthropy buzz words and these are included in the report.

New Horizon Report: Alan Levine – Mindmap

Clark Quinn

This evening I had the delight to hear Alan Levine present the New Media Consortium’s New Horizon Report for 2011 to the ASTD Mt. Diablo chapter. As often happens, I mindmapped it. Their process is interesting, using a Delphi approach to converge on the top topics.

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eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available

Clark Quinn

I’ve had my head down on a couple of projects, but I can now announce one of them: the eLearning Guild’s Mobile Learning Research Report is now available. The report is free for all paid members of the eLearning Guild, with plenty of other benefits.

Impressive startups! Report from PushStart Australian accelerator Demo Day

Ross Dawson

Incubators and accelerators are blossoming all over the world, with in Australia the seed accelerator space represented most prominently by StartMate , PushStart , and Melbourne-based AngelCube. I wrote about the Australian accelerator scene when PushStart was launched. Yeseterday afternoon I went to PushStart’s demo day for their first intake. I was very impressed by the calibre of the startups presenting.

Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: A report from Egypt

David Weinberger

Here is an email Nagla Rizk sent to the Berkman mailing list. I’m posting it with her permission. When we stormed the streets last January, we chanted “Aish, Horreya, Adala Egtema’eya” (“Bread, Freedom, Social Justice”). We knew exactly what we wanted: a better livelihood for all. At the time, Egypt was experiencing high rates of economic “growth”, a superficial sign of positive economic performance that did not trickle down to the masses.

Tech for Peace report

David Weinberger

New Mobile Report Out

Clark Quinn

I’m happy to report that the eLearning Guild has just released this year’s mobile learning research report I authored for them (after doing the same last year). similar free access to other coming research reports, Thought Leader Webinars, etc). I should admit that there’s a bias in the report, in that the membership of the Guild is largely (though not wholly) corporate, and again largely US based.

MOOC Research Initiative: Reports Released

George Siemens

I’m pleased to announce that the reports from the MOOC Research Initiative (MRI) are now available. In the spirit of useful science , each grantee was asked to provide a one sentence overview of their research findings. I enjoyed working on this grant. The traditional method of exploring a knowledge domain takes years. With MOOCs, given their rapid development, this didn’t seem feasible.

The Silent Revolution: Latest Telecommuting Growth Report

Nine Shift

The latest report out is that: *43 percent of workers now say they spent at least some time working remotely, up 4 percent from 2012. The share that reported working 4-5 days a week rose from 24% to 31% today. It is the silent revolution in society.

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Report writing

Euen Semple

A friend recently had to produce a report at work. A tight deadline caused significant stress, and an important topic meant that it felt like it mattered. However when asked if they thought anyone would read it the reply was — no. I so clearly remember, in my first managerial job, being faced with a blank page in Word and the expectation that I would generate dozens of pages filled with — I knew not what.

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth Kanter

Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference by Julia Smith.

Rescuing The Reporters ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

A Speculative Post on the Idea of Algorithmic Authority » Rescuing The Reporters. During the talk, I ran through various strategies for funding local reporting, including an idea I first saw articulated by Steve Coll that reporters should become employees of non-profit entities. The AP provided most of that days news, and the cost of running a wire story is tiny compared to employing a beat reporter.). Locally reported news? Rescuing The Reporters. [.].

Reporting back for service

Dave Snowden

I'm in danger of having a whole month without blog posts, so just as August draws to a close I thought I had better get my act together!

Report: Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

Beth Kanter

The report begins with a simple, holistic definition of transparency and why it is important for funders to be transparent: “Transparency is, in a word, openness.

Workshop report

Dave Snowden

An all day workshop today as a build in to the ARK KM conference here. A good turn out, many people I know well plus some new people. We looked at the current situation surrounding KM.

Report: The Future of Back-to-School

Ross Dawson

I am currently in Toronto to launch a report commissioned by Visa Canada on The Future of Back-to-School. You can download the full report by clicking on the image of the report cover below.

Circumvention Report

David Weinberger

Hal Roberts, Ethan Zuckerman, and John Palfrey have released a careful report they wrote in 2007 about the tools and techniques for circumventing filtering of sites. From the announcement of the report’s publication: The authors find that all of the tools use the same basic mechanisms of proxying and encryption but that they differ in their models of hosting proxies. Responses from developers of the tools in question are included in the report.

[berkman] Zeynep Tufecki on the boom-and-bust cycle of social-media-fueled protests (with live reporting)

David Weinberger

Zeynep Tufecki [twitter: zeynep ] is giving a Berkman Tuesday Lunch talk titled “Gezi Park Protests & the Boom-Bust Cycle of Social Media Fueled Protest.” ” She says that surveillance and social media + protest are two of her topics, so swhen protests broke out in her home country of Turkey, she felt she really had to study it. She is today presenting issues she is still working through. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information.

Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Pew recently reported that advertising revenue rebounded in 2010 for all forms of media, except newspapers. The intuition common to such proposals is that advertising revenues can no longer be relied on to fund serious reporting. When a paper fires reporters or closes outright, it further weakens that fabric. * * *. But even in their worst days, newspapers supported the minority of journalists reporting actual news, for the minority of citizens who cared. Clay Shirky.

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Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

Twitter has been reported to be down in Egypt, but protesters are using proxy sites and other means to get tweets, Facebook updates, pictures and videos out of the country and spread immediately. Business or Pleasure? -